Equal Rights Amendment
“Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.”
The following states have ratified the ERA:
The process for ratifying amendments to the Constitution is set forth in Article V.
Under current Supreme Court precedent, ratification issues are political questions.
The Department of Justice is currently waiting for instruction from Congress on the future of the ERA. Meanwhile, the Department of Justice has been representing the Archivist in various ERA-related litigation.